November 18, 2017
Jim & Abby discuss to prophets of the exile: Daniel & Ezekiel. Abby lobbies Jim to see these as not super boring.
November 11, 2017
Abby & Jim discuss some unsettling Biblical responses to troubling times.
November 4, 2017
Jim and Abby discuss the Biblical hero Elijah.
September 16, 2017
Jim & Abby consider a sampling of the stories concerning King David in Scripture. They discuss the three origin stories of King David, as well as his relationship with Jonahtan and Bathsheba.
September 10, 2017
Sermon deliverd by Jim Barton at Community Christian Church in Tempe Arizona on September 10, 2017. The sermon addresses the relationship between Christians and God's gift of Land, exploring sinfulness as to misuse of the land, and exploitation of marginalized brothers using the expulsion from the Garden and the murder of Abel as the key text. "Listen! Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground."
September 2, 2017
Abby & Jim consider natural disasters in the shadow of Huricane Harvey. Perhaps the origin of religion is an understand of natural disasters as a response of an angry god. Their perspective is a little different.
For those who want to contribute to the relief effort, we recommend Week of Campassion.
August 19, 2017
Jim and Abby discuss the most important figure in the Hebrew Bible for about 10 minutes. Scratching the surface is an undeterstatement!
August 5, 2017
Abby and Jim discuss what the Bible teaches them about the Healthcare debate.
June 28, 2017
Sermon delivered by Jim Barton to Mesa First Christian Church on Father's Day 2017. The Sermon addresses how a Christian of privilege can avoid damnation.
June 17, 2017
King Solomon is the topic of today's episode of Bloody Mary Bible Brunch. Jim and Abby wax poetic about the wisdom and romance of writings attributed to King Solomon.